Rock Rescue Weekend

Critical Skills to Get You Out of Trouble in the Vertical

Self Rescue 
2016 Schedule


June 4-5

July 2-3

August 6-7

Price:   $265

Learn and practice the key techniques that could save your partner's life and gain confidence to venture higher into the vertical realm, knowing that you can deal with a difficult situation.

Knowledge of basic knots and hitches, belaying, rappelling, and some trad or sport climbing experience are necessary.

Skills Practiced in the Day 1 Rock Self-Rescue Clinic

Hazard Evaluation

Equipment for Rescue

Trad Anchoring and Belaying

Belay Escape Techniques

Rescuing the Leader

Rope Ascending Methods

Rescue Rappelling Techniques

Lowering off an Anchor

Raising Techniques (3-1, 5-1)

Improvised Rappel Anchors

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Skills Practiced in the Day 2 Rescue Course

Advanced Hazard Evaluation

Equipment Improvisation for Rescue

AMGA Rescue Drill Techniques Including: 

Belay Escape 


Counter-balance Rappel

Tandem Rappel

Releasable systems

Improvised Rappel Anchors
All ClimbingLife Guides rock seminars and clinics are taught by an AMGA Certified Rock Guide.

Rock Rescue Clinics typically take place in Boulder Canyon, Colorado and can be scheduled privately at a number of sites including gyms.

Rescue Clinics can be scheduled privately on any available dates, year-round.  Private rates apply, group rates negotiable.


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ClimbingLife Guides is an authorized permittee of Eldorado Canyon State Park and the Boulder Mountain Open Space.


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